You’re doing all your standard exercises wrong.

Or maybe you’re doing them OK, but there’s a better way, or at least a different way, to do even the most basic exercises. To show you, we’ve compiled the most effective tweaks for 25 exercises, from the deadlift to the calf raise to the elliptical machine.

Some may be changes you implement only occasionally. Others may alter how you perform an exercise forever. Either way, these are the little things that can make a big difference in your workouts.